Breast screening: using MRI with higher risk women

Technical guidelines for healthcare professionals screening women at a higher risk of developing breast cancer.


Technical guidelines for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the surveillance of women at higher risk of developing breast cancer

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Healthcare professionals working in NHS breast screening programme should use these guidelines.

They apply to the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) equipment when screening higher risk women and include:

  • standards for equipment and image acquisition
  • reporting MRI examinations
  • quality control and quality assurance
Published 1 December 2012